Tony Conrad – Empire *
Pauline Oliveros – Tuning Meditations and 70 Chords for Terry
John Cage – Twenty Three
Zach Layton – Stridulations *
* String Orchestra of Brooklyn commission
The final evening of String Orchestra of Brooklyn‘s String Theories festival features meditative works for string orchestra using drones, masses of sound, improvisation, and time-based structures woven together into an evening-length sound installation.
Founded in 2007, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn has become an integral part of New York City’s vibrant and diverse musical landscape, bringing together creative instrumentalists, composers, and like-minded organizations and ensembles to collaborate on adventurous musical projects and present them to the public at an affordable price.